Yasser Zeineldin, CEO of Midis Group affiliate eHosting DataFort, explains why it is necessary to build an organizational cloud strategy that includes the expectations of both business and IT end-users and generates suitable return around business objectives.
The role of cloud as an IT and business tool is now more than a decade old. Globally, IT departments are migrating their business applications from on-premises to public cloud platforms at a continuous pace. Gartner, a global market research player, expects this rate to pick up as legacy systems reach their end of life support and migration projects get underway.
However, on the flip side, many enterprise CIOs have still to announce and formulate a well-defined cloud strategy for their internal IT and business end users. If well thought out and articulated, a cloud strategy can become a blueprint for the roll out of revamped and forward looking, digital processes, job roles and change in organizational structure.
Yasser’s checklist of pointers on how CIOs can build their cloud strategies is in the Kuwait Times